Financial terminology fails the stress test

A study backed by Barclays has found that financial terminology such as 'pension' 'stockbroker' and 'FTSE' triggers biological stress reactions such as sweating and an increased heart rate in humans.

Published 4 October 2019

East Kilbride-based dental practice to expand with support from Barclays

Calderwood Dental Practice in East Kilbride is set to increase the size of its team and treatment offering after receiving significant funding support from Barclays.

Published 16 September 2019

Barclays’ Eagle Labs announces AI Frenzy events across Scotland

Barclays’ national network of Eagle Labs is set to host a series of free artificial intelligence (AI) themed Frenzy events across Scotland to inspire entrepreneurs and businesses to consider the opportunities being presented by the increasingly high-profile technology.

Published 12 September 2019

Barclays provides £1m of funding to hi-fi manufacturer Linn

Barclays has funded Glasgow-based premium hi-fi manufacturer Linn with £1 million.

Published 28 August 2019

Grossarts Associates to move to employee ownership

East Kilbride-based engineering consultancy firm Grossart Associates has moved into employee ownership. 

Published 20 August 2019

Barclays launches first Scotland pilot to supercharge economies in local towns

Barclays is piloting a new economic growth initiative for smaller towns in Kilmarnock, the bank announced today.

Published 11 June 2019

Anderson Anderson & Brown secures £4m from Barclays for expansion

Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has secured a £4 million funding package from Barclays to support the firm as it seeks to expand its national and international footprint.

Published 11 December 2018

Barclays to allow customers to 'turn off' certain types of spending

Barclays has become the first UK high street bank to allow customers to "turn off" spending with certain types of retailers.

Published 11 December 2018

Barclays 'considering bigger Glasgow base' as part of Brexit plans

Barclays is reportedly considering an expanded base in Glasgow as part of its Brexit planning, reports.

Published 3 July 2018

Barclays helps to bring iconic Donaldson’s School back to life

Barclays has announced a £21 million joint funding package for CALA Homes and Evans Property Group to support the development of 84 residential apartments located in the grounds of the Playfair designed Donaldson’s School in Edinburgh.

Published 1 June 2018

Barclays report shows Scottish entrepreneurs face scale up challenge

Scottish entrepreneurs have benefited from a modest uplift in funding for new businesses, according to the Barclays Entrepreneurs Index, which tracks the UK entrepreneurial lifecycle.

Published 27 November 2017

Barclays makes senior appointments across Scottish business banking teams

Barclays has announced key appointments across its Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow business banking teams as it continues to extend its support for Scottish SMEs and scale-up businesses.

Published 9 October 2017

Barclays: Drop in Scotland's prosperity over the last year

Scotland saw a drop in prosperity over the last year, reflecting uneven rates of growth in affluence across the UK, according to the third edition of the annual UK Prosperity Map from Barclays Wealth & Investments.

Published 5 September 2017

Barclays names Leith tech company as Scotland's start-up of the year

Barclays has named a Leith-based tech company as regional winner for Scotland and Northern Ireland in the start-up category of the bank's annual Entrepreneur Awards.

Published 4 September 2017

Barclays rumoured to be planning further job cuts

Barclays, which employs around 3,000 people in Scotland, may be planning to cut more British jobs, according to a newspaper report.

Published 21 July 2015